Programme

Conference schedule: May 26 & 27

Web Directions @media is a two day conference with 20 handpicked sessions of super-​​fresh content from the leading lights and rising stars of the web. There’s also an optional two days of deep-​​dive workshops, and a whole host of friendly social events and networking opportunities. Come along — we’d love to see you there!

Thursday, May 26 2011

TimeDesign TrackDevelopment Track
8:00 am–9:00 am Registration

9:00 am–9:10 am Opening comments

9:10 am–10:15 amDay 1 Opening Keynote: A New Network

with Tom Coates

10:15 am–10:45 am Morning tea

10:45 am–11:40 am CSS3 at the Outer Rim
with Lea Verou
Server Side JavaScript
with Douglas Crockford
11:40 am–11:45 am Changeover
11:45 am–12:40 am Six rules to designing amazing mobile apps
with Brian Fling
Tools for jQuery Application Architecture
with Addy Osmani
12:40 am–1:40 pm Lunch
Lunchtime presentation: IE: the story so far
1:40 pm–>2:35 pm Visualising Data
with Brian Suda
Native multimedia with HTML5
with Bruce Lawson
2:35 pm–2:40 pm Changeover
2:40 pm–3:35 pm What people want from mobile content
with Relly Annett-​​Baker
The mobile frameworks landscape
with Jonathan Stark
3:35 pm–4:05 pm Afternoon tea
4:05 pm–5:05 pm Hot topics panel
with Jeremy Keith
5:05 pm–5:15 pm Day 1 Wrap-​​up
5:30 pm–7:00 pm Expo reception

Friday, May 27, 2011

TimeDesign TrackDevelopment Track
9:00 am–9:10 am Day 2 Opening comments
9:10 am–10:15 am Day 2 Opening Keynote: Ballpoint, Penn or Bust with Andy Clarke
10:15 am–10:45 am Morning tea
10:45 am–11:40 am Sustaining Passionate Users
with Stephen P. Anderson
HTML5 offline for fun and performance
with Michael Mahemoff
11:40 am–11:45 am Changeover
11:45 am–12:40 am Designing without the browser
with Hannah Donovan
Rockstar graphics with HTML5
with Dave Bulmer

12:40 am–1:40 pm Lunch
Lunchtime presentation: Alpha​.gov​.uk
1:40 pm–2:35 pm Designing the first fifteen minutes
with Daniel Burka
Performance of CSS3 & HTML5
with Nicole Sullivan
2:35 pm–2:40 pm Changeover
2:40 pm–3:35 pm CSS3 Animations and Transitions
with Stephanie (Sullivan) Rewis
Lessons from a coding veteran
with Tom Hughes-​​Croucher
3:35 pm–4:05 pm Afternoon tea
4:05 pm–5:05 pm Day 2 Closing Keynote: Don’t play games with me with me
with Sebastian Deterding
5:05 pm–5:15 pm Closing comments
5:30 pm–late Closing night party